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GCS election 2022: October 17- 20, 2022

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SuSanA has 13 working groups on all aspects of sustainable sanitation

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SuSanA is dedicated to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

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Regional Chapters India, Latin America, Sub-Saharan Africa and West Asia and North Africa (WANA)

The aim of SuSanA's regional chapters is to better connect SuSanA to the regions with their local needs and to make SuSanA's knowledge products and services more accessible “on the ground”.

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The Future of Sanitation and Hygiene

Political dialogue and learning event on the future of the sanitation and hygiene sectors as key contributors to health and resilience.

LatinoSan 2022

Click to learn more about the largest Water and Sanitation conference in Latin America! You are also welcome to join SuSanA side event at LatinoSan 2022 on the topic of sanitation technologies and tools.

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2018 - 2020
Container Based Sanitation Alliance (CBSA)
Cost effectiveness analysis

2016 - 2022
Bremen Overseas Research and Development Association (BORDA) & United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Developing Guidelines for Decentralised Wastewater Treatment Systems

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2020 - 2022
Women Engage for a Common Future e.V. (WECF)
Water & Sanitation Safety Planning


New partners

Rural Community Development Society

Rural Community Development Society (RCDS) is a registered, PCP certified national organization working in Punjab province of Pakistan since 1998. RCDS has implemented development and humanitarian response project(s) with the financial and technical support of UNDP, IOM, FAO, Welthungerhilfe, Helvetas Swiss International, The Asia Foundation, Agribusiness Support Fund, Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund, Plan International, Trust Voluntary Organization. RCDS is a member of different national and international networks, forums and alliances for contributing to SDGs through humanitarian & integrated programs and have outreach in 22 districts of the province. Over the past 2 decades, RCDS has served more than 750,000 households through integrated development and humanitarian assistance programs with UN agencies, International NGOs and Private Sector. WASH (including provision of sanitation system in rural areas, improving sanitation conditions in public schools, social mobilization through behavior change communication and strategies in communities following PATS approach) are key areas of interventions of RCDS. RCDS has completed 53 projects on water and sanitation with different donors in both development and humanitarian contexts. Equity & Equality, Inclusion and Environment are cross cutting themes across all programs.

WaSH Innovation Sp. z o.o.

Our company designs and manufactures devices for washing and maintaining hygiene in conditions of lack of access to running water. Our mission is to provide access to basic hygiene standards in conditions where stationary solutions become unreliable or are absent. We believe that we are able to provide the best portable, water-saving, and convenient devices ensuring complete personal hygiene together with more advanced features such as touch-free hand washing.

The Sanitation Learning Hub
United Kingdom 

We are a learning and research programme focused on sanitation and hygiene in low and lower-middle income countries. Our vision is that everyone realises their right to safely managed sanitation and hygiene – making sure no one is left behind in the drive to end open defecation for good. We are committed to eliminating discrimination and to embedding and supporting equality, diversity and inclusion among our workforce, in our work and in all our activities including recruitment and selection.


New publications

Wells, E. C., Vidmar, A. M., Webb, W. A., Ferguson, A. C., Verbyla, M. E., de los Reyes III, F. L., ... & Mihelcic, J. R. (2022)
Meeting the Water and Sanitation Challenges of Underbounded Communities in the U.S.


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Stay informed about the activities of SuSanA and its partners. The SuSanA newsletter is sent out around four times per year. It contains information about news, events, new partners, projects, discussions and publications of the SuSanA network.

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Latest tweets mentioning SuSanA

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32nd SuSanA Meeting

The 32nd virtual SuSanA Meeting took place Monday, 22nd of August (9:00 - 17:00 CEST), right before the Stockholm World Water Week. It was organised by the Secretariat with support and contributions from SuSanA Partners, Members, Working Groups, Regional Chapters and many more. 

Now meeting recordings and presentations available: Click here to get to the Meeting Page!

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Resources and publications

Our library has more than 3,000 publications, factsheets, presentations, drawings etc. from many different organisations. It continues to grow thanks to the contributions from our partners.

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The three links below take you to special groups of items in the library for more convenient access:


The project database contains nearly 400 sanitation projects of many different organizations dealing with research, implementation, advocacy, capacity development etc. Advanced filtering functions and a global map are also available. Information on how and why this database was created is here.

People working for SuSanA partners can add their own projects through their partner profile page. You might need your SuSanA login upgraded for this purpose. Please contact us if you would like to add a project.

Trainings, conference and events materials

Missed important conferences or courses? Catch up by using their materials for self study. These materials have been kindly provided by SuSanA partners.

Sanitation Workers Knowledge and Learning Hub

Regional chapters

Use the map or the search tool to access the most relevant information and knowledge products for your region or country. This includes relevant resources, events, partners or projects.

Shit flow diagrams, excreta flow diagrams (223 SFDs worldwide)

Shit flow diagrams (SFDs) help to visualize excreta management in urban settings. Access SFDs and more through the SFD Portal.

Emersan eCompendium




Discussion forum

Share knowledge, exchange experiences, discuss challenges, make announcements, ask questions and more. Hint: Your discussion forum login is the same as your SuSanA login. More about the forum's philosophy »

Integrated content

We are hosting content from some other communities of practice and information-sharing portals. This section also provides a link to SuSanA's Sanitation Wikipedia initiative.

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SuSanA partners

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Register as an individual member of SuSanA free of charge. As a member you can interact with thousands of sanitation enthusiasts on the discussion forum.  You can also get engaged in one of our 13 working groups and our regional chapters. Our FAQs explain the benefits further.

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